Datto launches new network platform – and gets new owner

28 November 2017


Datto says its new networking line-up includes “powerful” Wi-Fi APs that offer rapid deployment options, auto meshing and auto-optimisation features designed to continually fine tune performance.

Just days after launching its new networking products for Europe, business continuity specialist Datto has announced that it will be acquired by Vista Equity Partners.

The terms of the deal have been withheld.

Vista is an investment firm focused on software, data and technology-enabled businesses. It plans to merge Datto with Autotask, one of its portfolio companies that provides IT management solutions.

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“Groundbreaking” software project to improve UK resilience to extreme events

07 July 2017

A powerful computer system capable of revolutionising the UK’s ability to plan for extreme events is being designed as part of a government scheme to make the nation’s infrastructure more resilient.

To make the nation’s vital systems more adaptable to changing circumstances such as flooding and power outages, the government has invested £138 million in the UK Collaboratorium for Research in Infrastructure and Cities project. 

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First fall in use of cloud services per enterprise

30 June 2017

The average amount of cloud services used per enterprise fell from 1,071 in the first quarter of 2017 to 1,053 in the second, according to Netskope’s latest report. 

The cloud security specialist says this is the first decline since it began tracking cloud services per enterprise, and says it may be attributable to the saturation of service usage across organisations. 

The report reveals that for the first time the manufacturing industry leads with 1,222 services in use during Q2 2017.

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